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'Abd Allah b. al-'Abbas

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'Abd Allah b. al-'Abbas
Personal Information
Teknonym Abu l-'Abbas
Epithet Hibr al-Umma, al-Bahr
Well Known As Ibn 'Abbas
Lineage Banu Hashim
Well-Known Relatives Al-'Abbas b. 'Abd al-Muttalib (father), the Prophet (s), Imam 'Ali (a),
Birth 3 years before Hijra/619-620
Place of Birth Mecca
Muhajir/Ansar Muhajir
Place(s) of Residence Mecca, Medina, Basra
Death/Martyrdom 68?/687-88
Burial Place Ta'if
Religious Information
Migration to Medina
Known for Transmitting Hadith, Exegesis, ancestor of the Abbasids
Notable Roles One of Sahaba, a companion of Imam 'Ali (a), Imam al-Hasan (a) and Imam al-Husayn (a)
Works Tafsir Ibn 'Abbas

ʿAbd Allāh b. al-ʿAbbās (Arabic: عبد اللّه بن عباس) (b. 3 BH/619-20 - d. 68/687-8), commonly known as Ibn ʿAbbās, was the cousin of the Prophet (s) and Imam 'Ali (a) and one of the companions of the Prophet (s), Imam Ali (a), Imam al-Hasan (a), and Imam al-Husayn (a).

Although Ibn 'Abbas believed that Imam 'Ali (a) was the rightful caliph after the Prophet (s), he cooperated with the Three Caliphs. He was in Imam 'Ali's army during the Battles of Jamal, Siffin, and